Hot water is a luxury that we all enjoy and most of the time take for granted until the morning we get into the shower and experience ice cold water pouring out of our shower head even though the faucet is turned to warm. A broken water heater is inconvenient and causes a level of discomfort throughout the home until it has been properly repaired. Your water heater is the most costly component in your home’s plumbing system, but thankfully with the assistance of a professional plumber, can be repaired easily and hot water will be pumping through your shower once again.
Temperature of Hot Water
One issue that usually gets home owners inspecting the condition of their water heater is the temperature of the water that is coming out of the faucets. Whether the water is too hot or not hot enough, repairing the issue is usually as simple as adjusting the thermostat on your water heater. For most households, the ideal temperature is set between 120 and 140 degrees. If there is absolutely zero hot water coming from your hot water heater, then that generally means it is more than just a thermostat issue and you should contact Absolute Plumbing, Inc. immediately to have your hot water heater repaired. We can advise whether it might be time to replace or upgrade it too!
Hot Water Heater Noises; Banging, Hissing Whistling & Popping
Some home owners will experience the ever so annoying noises that come from a poorly functioning water heater. A hot water tank that clangs, bangs, creaks and squeaks can drive nerves up a wall and leave home owners scratching their heads as to what issue could possibly be causing this noisy occurrence. Noise in a hot water heater is usually created by the sediment that is floating around within the tank. The sediment can build up and materials will come into contact with heating elements, which makes a great deal of noise because it is literally burning the sediment away. Of course, an upgrade to a tankless hot water heater eliminates this problem.
Rust is a huge enemy to hot water heaters as it can slowly deteriorate the condition and durability of the tank itself. This will result in a hole and a leak that will leave a flood wherever your hot water heater is located. Again, upgrading to a tankless water heater eliminates rust problems as it has no tank with sitting water to rust!
Professional Hot Water Heater & Plumbing Installations, Replacements, Upgrades, Inspections, Troubleshooting, Emergency Repairs & Preventive Maintenance in Las Vegas, Summerlin, North Las Vegas & Henderson Nevada
One of the best ways to keep your water heater running properly and reliably is to have Absolute Plumbing, Inc. inspect the condition of your water heater and fix any problems it may have before they become too large to repair and you may require the installation of a new unit. If you think your water heater is not working as well as it usually does, contact Absolute Plumbing, Inc. today.